Charl Kleynhans, St George West London wins Residential Construction Professional of the Year award at 2019 LABC Building Excellence Awards Grand Final

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Charl Kleynhans LABC Building Excellence Awards winner

Charl Kleynhans was awarded the title of Residential Construction Professional of the Year at the Grand Final of the LABC Building Excellence Awards – one of the most recognised events in the building industry’s calendar.

A panel of industry experts judged a list of the highest quality projects and teams from around England and Wales to reward the best in technical innovation, sustainability and design.

Charl was recommended for this prestigious award by his colleagues, and this was endorsed by the Building Control team at the London Borough of Barnet. Paying tribute, his colleagues said, "There are others paid more, others considered more important, others proudly broadcasting their achievements, but it is without hyperbole, there is no other as integral as Charl Kleynhans."


Charl Kleynhans project LABC Building Excellence Awards

The panel of expert judges said,

"Charl Kleynhans is the cornerstone of the Construction team at Beaufort Park. Charl has overseen the construction of approximately 815 apartments and continues to produce the high quality homes both St George and their customers are proud of. He also went that extra mile and barbequed for an army of tradesmen on site."

LABC Chief Executive Paul Everall said,

"It is always a pleasure to recognise individuals that go the extra mile. My congratulations to Charl, on behalf of everyone at LABC. It’s a testament to his skills, dedication and eye for detail. His knowledge of health and safety and building regulations meant he is a deserving winner of the Residential Construction Professional of the Year award."

"Our Building Excellence awards are an opportunity for the industry to celebrate good practice and they are unique because they recognise how this cooperation improves building standards and professionalism across the industry.Our winners demonstrate how positive working relationships with public service building control teams achieve high quality, sustainable buildings."

The Grand Final of the LABC Building Excellence Awards took place on Friday 8 November 2019 at the Westminster Park Plaza in London and was hosted by multi award-winning comedian Milton Jones. 840 building industry professionals including contractors, architects and engineers attended the celebration to find out which projects won across the 15 hotly contested categories.

These awards showcase building and design teams that tussle with complex technical or construction issues and building site constraints. They highlight innovative and creative solutions and building control professionalism that leads to safe, sustainable and high quality construction projects.

Sponsors of the 2019 awards included Abbey Pynford, Actis, FMB, Home and Build, Jewson, Keystone, Keylite, LABC Acoustics, LABC Warranty, Planning Portal and Polypipe Building Services.

Further information

View a full list of winners and highly commended

Find out what happened at the Grand Final

Start your entry for the 2020 awards!


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